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Madeline Cardone, Undulate, 2017. Kiln formed glass, 44 x 44 x 1cm each. Courtesy: the artist.
I am captivated by the many ways that art can interact with its surrounds. I can just imagine how these kiln-formed glass pieces transform with the changing light throughout the day, creating an interplay beyond its own boundaries. I picture these works complementing a sleek, modern interior, while equally they would provide an interesting juxtaposition in a more traditional setting. A neutral palette would allow the changing forms of the textural glass to take centre stage.
I feel a certain sense of calm viewing the refined architectural rhythm of these beautiful glass pieces. Given the medium, they would be best viewed in a space with ample light. I would love to see them hanging in a long hallway that adjoins an atrium where one wall is completely glass with views to a garden. This would give the work space to breathe with the strong light offering a sense of tension and shadow. White walls for a gallery look and the flooring in a honed granite, laid in a palladium design. Simple recessed wall washers plastered into the ceiling would allow for night viewing. Looking out to the garden, illustrating the juxtaposition between man-made and the natural world.